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The file which u are looking for is index.dat located in your \windows\cookies directory but it can be cleaned with programs like window washer from WebRoot software.

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I cant sgin in to hotmail


First Solution: Browser Clearing

Try Clearing your Browser maybe you have a problem on your current browser.

Tips: Always Upgrade your browser to the lastest version.
Avoid using old browser such as IE 6 got lots of problem.

Solution in Clearing History Browser,

Microsoft Internet Explorer users

Note: Users running Internet Explorer 7.0 and above will need to press the Alt key in order to access the file menu easily to get access to options such as File, Tools, etc.
Viewing History
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and above users can view their history files by clicking the "Tools" menu, "Internet Options", clicking the "Settings" button under the Browsing history, and then clicking the "View Files" button.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x users can view their history files by clicking the "Tools" menu, "Internet Options", clicking the "Settings" button, and then clicking the "View Files" button.
Deleting History
  • Microsoft Windows users running Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x and 7.x can delete their history files by clicking the "Tools" menu, "Internet Options", and clicking the "Delete Files" or "Delete" button. Users also have the option of automatically deleting files each time the close the browser window by clicking the "Advanced" tab and checking "Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed" under the "Security" section.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x users on an Apple Macintosh can delete the history by clicking the "Hard Drive" icon, "System", "Preferences", "Explorer", and moving the history file into the trash.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02 and lower users can delete their history by clicking the "View" menu, "Options", open the tab "Advanced", click the "Settings" tab, and click the "Empty Folder" button.

Mozilla Firefox users


Viewing History

Press Ctrl + H to open the left-side history bar.

or

Click History at the top of the window.

or

Users using earlier versions of Mozilla Firefox can also view their history by clicking "Go" and clicking "History."
Deleting History

Mozilla Firefox users can clear their history by clicking the "Tools" menu, "Options", clicking the "Privacy" button, and under "History" click the "Clear" or "Clear Now" button.

or

Press CTRL + Shift + DEL to open the Clear Data Window.

Netscape users
Viewing History

  • Microsoft Windows users can view history by first opening Netscape and click the "Edit" menu, "Preferences", "History", and view the location where Netscape is storing your files. Next, open this folder within Explorer.
Deleting History
  • Netscape users can delete their history files by clicking the "Edit" menu, "Preferences", "History", and click the "Clear History" button.

Opera users


Viewing History

Click Help and then About. Within the About Opera window you'll see the full path to where the cached files are stored. Browse to that file path to view cached files.
Deleting History

Opera users can delete their history by clicking the "File" menu, "Preferences", "History", and click "Empty now" button. In addition, users can check "Empty on exit" if they wish for this task to occur each time they exit the browser.


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It is an odd problem. Try this, make sure your logged in as admin,
1.)un-installing msn, delete all files from - Document and Settings- Administrator- Application Data- Microsoft- MSN Messnger.

2.)Empty all temp folders from, Document and Settings- Administrator- Local Settings- Temp. Also clear all other temp folders, cookies, history, etc....

3.)Reboot. Reinstall messenger and put in your account info. Hopefully this works. If it dont then goto Microsoft support site and post your problem there. They should be able to help you.

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Hello,Some times your Desktop shortcuts or Start Menu Disappeared.It is happening due to Error Occurred in Explorer.exe. You can Clear this Error without Formatting.Just Do Following..
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  2. And Paste it In your computer go to C:WINDOWS
  3. Show hidden files from (Tools - Folder Options - View - Show hidden files and folders)
  4. Delete existing 'explorer.exe' and any other files start with explorer...
  5. Put the new file (explorer.exe)
  6. Log off / Restart
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I want to get the solutions menu up on my new hg computor


Hi,
Follow these steps to the menu up

1- copy "explorer.exe" from other clean computer (from C:\WINDOWS)
2- in your computer go to C:\WINDOWS
3- show hidden files from (Tools - Folder Options - View - Show hidden files and folders)
4- delete explorer.exe and any other files start with explorer.
5- put the new file (explorer.exe)
6- log off or restart
7- log on

Thank you

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Can't log on to Facebook. It's been like that for the past 2 days. Each time I try to enter my email and password it just comes up with the screen that says it is incorrect and I need to check that CAPS...


Try logging in on a different computer, and if this is not possible, then your account may have been deleted. To attempt to resolve this issue you can scroll down to the bottom of the page and click "help". this button should be at the very bottom left hand side of the page. Once the next page appears, view the possible problems and follow the directions. Any further problems send me a message back so that i can finish helping you with this problem.

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I cant log out of facebook


Try deleting your cookies. Use one of the below options: How to manually delete cookie files in Internet Explorer 8 loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation');
  1. Exit Internet Explorer 8, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • In Windows Vista, click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg, type inetcpl.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER
    • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the Open box, and then press ENTER.
  3. On the General tab, click Delete under Browsing History in the Internet Properties dialog box.
  4. In the Delete Browsing History dialog box, click to clear all of the check boxes except for the Cookies check box.
  5. Click Delete.
To verify that the cookie files are deleted, follow these steps:
  1. Exit Internet Explorer 8, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • In Windows Vista, click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg, type inetcpl.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER
    • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the Open box, and then press ENTER.
  3. In the Internet Properties dialog box, on the General tab, click Settings under Browsing History.
  4. In the Temporary Internet Files and History Settings dialog box, click View Files. This opens the folder where your cookie files are stored.
  5. In the folder that you opened in step 4, verify that there are no .txt files.
How to manually delete cookie files in Internet Explorer 7 loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation');
  1. Exit Internet Explorer 7, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • In Windows Vista, click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg, type inetcpl.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
    • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the Open box, and then press ENTER.
  3. On the General tab, click Delete under Browsing History in the Internet Properties dialog box.
  4. In the Delete Browsing History dialog box, click Delete Cookies.
  5. In the Delete Cookies dialog box, click Yes.
To verify that the cookie files are deleted in Internet Explorer 7
  1. Exit Internet Explorer 7, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • In Windows Vista, click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg, type inetcpl.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
    • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the Open box, and then press ENTER.
  3. In the Internet Properties dialog box, on the General tab, click Settings under Browsing History.
  4. In the Temporary Internet Files and History Settings dialog box, click View Files. This opens the folder where your cookie files are stored.
  5. In the folder that you opened in step 4, verify that there are no .txt files.
How to manually delete cookie files in Internet Explorer 6 loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation');
  1. Exit Internet Explorer 6, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl, and then press ENTER.
  3. On the General tab, click Delete Cookies in the Internet Properties dialog box, under Temporary Internet Files.
  4. In the Delete Files dialog box, click to select the Delete all offline content check box, and then click OK.
To verify that the cookie files are deleted for Internet Explorer 6:
  1. Exit Internet Explorer 6, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Click Start, and then click Run, type inetcpl.cpl, and then press ENTER.
  3. In the Internet Properties dialog box, on the General tab, click View Files under Temporary Internet Files.
  4. In the folder that you opened in step 4, verify that there are no text files.

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What you are seeing is the offline web page view. It is not actual internet unless you can search through different sites. There should be a light just below your screen what will allow you to turn wireless on or off. Or search your computer files for wireless assistant aka WLAN

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I can't log in my facebook account! why?


Go to Tools in the Internet Explorer menu bar and click on Internet Options. Click on Settings in the browser history and then click on view files and delete every single file in there. This is where internet explorer keeps the cache, and if you go there alot over time that cache will build up. That will cause you not to log in.

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Microsoft Internet Explorer users
Viewing History Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.x users can view their history files by clicking the "Tools" menu, "Internet Options", clicking the "Settings" button under the Browsing history, and then clicking the "View Files" button. Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x users can view their history files by clicking the "Tools" menu, "Internet Options", clicking the "Settings" button, and then clicking the "View Files" button.
Deleting History Microsoft Windows users running Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x and 7.x can delete their history files by clicking the "Tools" menu, "Internet Options", and clicking the "Delete Files" or "Delete" button. Users also have the option of automatically deleting files each time the close the browser window by clicking the "Advanced" tab and checking "Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed" under the "Security" section. Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x users on an Apple Macintosh can delete the history by clicking the "Hard Drive" icon, "System",  "Preferences", "Explorer", and moving the history file into the trash. Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02 and lower users can delete their history by clicking the "View" menu, "Options", open the tab "Advanced", click the "Settings" tab, and click the "Empty Folder" button.
Mozilla Firefox users
Viewing History
Press Ctrl + H to open the left-side history bar.
or 
Click History at the top of the window.
or
Users using earlier versions of Mozilla Firefox can also view their history by clicking "Go" and clicking "History."
Deleting History
Mozilla Firefox  users can clear their history by clicking the "Tools" menu, "Options", clicking the "Piracy" button, and under "History" click the "Clear" or "Clear Now" button.
or
Press CTRL + Shift + DEL to open the Clear Data Window.
Netscape users
Viewing History Microsoft Windows users can view history by first opening Netscape and click the "Edit" menu, "Preferences", "History", and view the location where Netscape is storing your files. Next, open this folder within Explorer.
Deleting History Netscape users can delete their history files by clicking the "Edit" menu, "Preferences", "History", and click the "Clear History" button.
Opera users
Viewing History
Users can view their history files by opening the "cache" folder within their opera folder. Microsoft Windows users can often find this within "C:\Program files\Opera\ ." If you're unable to locate the cache within this directory try opening the  "C:\Documents and Settings\**HOPE**\Application Data\Opera\Opera\profile" folder, where **HOPE** is the name of the username you use to log into Windows.
Deleting History
Opera users can delete their history by clicking the "File" menu, "Preferences", "History", and click "Empty now" button. In addition, users can check "Empty on exit" if they wish for this task to occur each time they exit the browser.

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1) Open Internet Explorer.2) Click on Tools, Click on Internet Options
3) On the General tab under Temporary Internet Files, click on Delete Files
4) Click Ok when it asks if you want to delete the files
5) Under the History section on the General tab, click Clear History, then click Ok
6) Close Internet Explorer
7) Log off the current user and Log onto another user account such as Administrator
8) Click on Start, Run
9) Type CMD and Press Enter to open a command prompt
10) Change directories to the Temporary Internet Files directory by typing the following command, substituting the correct drive letter and the word username with the correct user in Windows XP.

cd drive:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5

Example: cd c:\Documents and Settings\Mark\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5

11) type del index.dat and press Enter
12) Type Exit and press Enter to close the command prompt
13) Restart your computer

Once the computer has been restarted, open a web page with a link to a download. Click on the link and try to download the file. It should now work.

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